The day Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited this week, Rotorua MP Todd McClay (National) was on the front page of the Rotorua Daily Post, holding a petition of 1000 signatures, urging the NZ Transport Agency to start four-laning Te Ngae Rd, and to build a safer Ngongotahā roundabout.

This local issue was one of three the Prime Minister discussed with the Rotorua Daily Post after announcing $20m in funding for the Rotorua Museum rebuild.

McClay had said National committed to upgrading Te Ngae Rd with four lanes up to the airport to help ease congestion, better connect homes and

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